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Aalto designed yet another L-leg variation in the 1950s. The ‘X-leg’ or the ‘fan leg’ is a combination of five, thin, interlinked L-legs. A new series of X-leg stools, tables and armchairs was launched in 1954.


Alvar Aalto 1954

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X-leg, also known as 'fan leg' is a combination of thin, interlinked L-legs. Photo: Kolmio, Alvar Aalto Museum

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X-leg pictured from above. Photo: Kolmio, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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X-legged stool. Photo: Markku Alatalo, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Stools and table with X-legs. Photo: Ilmari Kostiainen, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Stool and tables with X-legs. Photo: Otso Pietinen, Alvar Aalto Museum.